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From Wolf Halton <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Apache OpenOffice Conference 2012
Date Thu, 21 Jun 2012 03:10:02 GMT
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 10:23 PM, Peter Junge <> wrote:

> As stated before, you can count me in for the CFP Jury. I've been a member
> of the jury for the OOo Conferences 2007 - 2010. In 2010, I have been the
> head of the jury. I would do this again, if no one else volunteers. But,
> it's unlikely that I will attend the AOOC 2012 in person. To my experience
> it's preferable if the head of jury attends in person because there are
> always last minute challenges (sometimes during the coffee break) to tackle.
> Peter
> On 6/21/2012 4:00 AM, Donald Harbison wrote:
>> Forgive the top posting... I am just alerting everyone that I have updated
>> the planning wiki [1] today with the latest proposal content, conference
>> information and work items. We need volunteers, your attention and action.
>>  Please take the time to read up, and respond back on this thread with
>> questions and discussion.
>> If you decide to volunteer, please identify yourself and the aspect of the
>> project you are most interested to help with.
>> Thanks!
>> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Donald Harbison <
>> >wrote:
>>  We have the opportunity to frame up and build a 'conference within a
>>> conference' within the ApacheCON EU 2012 venue, November 5 - 9th in
>>> Sinsheim, Germany. I've pulled  an outline together on the wiki [1].
>>> This is a 'call-to-action'. If you want to see this idea become a
>>> reality,
>>> now is the time to volunteer.
>>> Timing is urgent here. In the northern hemisphere, many of us will go off
>>> on vacations in July and August. We need to earn our space from ConComm
>>> and
>>> the other ApacheCon volunteers if this idea has any hope of success. Note
>>> that if you volunteer for this effort, you will also need to help out
>>> with
>>> the broader conference as well. Share and share alike!
>>> I have asked that we sharpen our proposal and submit it to ConComm by
>>> Friday, June 22nd... in two weeks time. Yes, that's compressed, but I
>>> believe we have sufficiently experienced PPMC members who know what it
>>> takes to make something like this happen. I've started a proposed
>>> committee
>>> list on the wiki, but that's all it is a 'start'.
>>> This is a great opportunity to re-boot our OpenOffice community in its
>>> country of origin. I'm personally very excited about this, and hope you
>>> are
>>> too. Please engage and make this happen.
>>> [1] **
> Hi Don et al,
I would like to help, but I am based in the US and do not have travel funds
to go (as of today). Is there anything I can do to help facilitate the
conference from Atlanta GA?


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